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James Bennett

Brassing on Canon A-1

I have a Canon A-1, which I love, but it's showing serious brassing above the strap lugs. Is there anyway or anyone who can repair this? Can a camera be repainted, like a car? If it weren't for this little cosmetic flaw, my baby would be beautiful. Thanks in advance.

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11/16/2001 8:12:50 PM

doug Nelson   Brassing is beautiful; it shows your camera is being carried and used. Makes ya look like a pro.

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11/17/2001 10:48:03 PM

James Bennett   Thanks, Doug, that makes me feel better. I'd still like to make it purtyful, though.

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11/19/2001 6:46:34 PM

Marvin Swetzer   I have the same problem with my A-1. If that's what it takes to look like a pro I don't want to look like a pro. The Canon Representative was no help. It seems that they just did a cheap job of finishing the camera, because none of my other cameras are brassing like the A-1. I have been thinking of stopping at a local paint store that sells all types of paint and see if I can have some touch up paint made. I think that it would look a lot better.

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12/25/2003 2:01:54 PM

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